Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Firewall Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall Consultant
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1156 1206 1282
Rank change year-on-year +50 +76 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Consultant 21 16 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.008% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.009% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 19 10 15
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £53,250 £48,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £66,625 £76,850
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £56,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +12.50% -16.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 171362 183209 211285
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 137432 153366 175465
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Firewall Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Firewall Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall Consultant in the UK

Firewall Consultant
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall Consultant.

Salary trend for Firewall Consultant in the UK

Firewall Consultant
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall Consultant over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall Consultant in the UK

Firewall Consultant
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall Consultant within the UK over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +30 20 £60,000 - 1
UK excluding London +71 15 £60,000 +6.67% 1
South East +38 9 £60,000 +6.67% 1
London -4 5 £75,000 +25.00%
East Midlands - 4 £60,000 -
Midlands - 4 £60,000 -
North West - 2 - -
North of England - 2 - -

Firewall Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Firewall Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Firewall Consultant in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) Firewall
2 15 (71.43%) Cisco
3 14 (66.67%) ITIL
3 14 (66.67%) CheckPoint
4 13 (61.90%) Palo Alto
5 12 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (57.14%) LAN
5 12 (57.14%) WAN
6 11 (52.38%) F5
7 9 (42.86%) Information Security
7 9 (42.86%) Fortinet
8 8 (38.10%) Presales
9 7 (33.33%) Change Control
9 7 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2
9 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (33.33%) PRINCE
10 6 (28.57%) CCIE
10 6 (28.57%) PCI DSS
11 5 (23.81%) CCNP
11 5 (23.81%) CCNA
11 5 (23.81%) Juniper
11 5 (23.81%) Project Management
12 4 (19.05%) SAN
12 4 (19.05%) NetApp
12 4 (19.05%) Internet
12 4 (19.05%) MPLS
12 4 (19.05%) CISA
12 4 (19.05%) CISM
12 4 (19.05%) CCDP

Firewall Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (100.00%) Firewall
2 12 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (57.14%) LAN
2 12 (57.14%) WAN
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco Wireless
3 4 (19.05%) Internet
3 4 (19.05%) MPLS
3 4 (19.05%) Network Security
3 4 (19.05%) SAN
3 4 (19.05%) Wireless
3 4 (19.05%) WLAN
4 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.76%) BGP
5 1 (4.76%) DHCP
5 1 (4.76%) DNS
5 1 (4.76%) IPsec
5 1 (4.76%) OSPF
5 1 (4.76%) SNMP
5 1 (4.76%) VPN
5 1 (4.76%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) ITIL
2 9 (42.86%) Information Security
3 8 (38.10%) Presales
4 7 (33.33%) Change Control
4 7 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (33.33%) PRINCE
4 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 5 (23.81%) Project Management
6 4 (19.05%) Change Management
6 4 (19.05%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (9.52%) Information Security Management
7 2 (9.52%) IT Strategy
7 2 (9.52%) Security Architecture
7 2 (9.52%) Security Management
8 1 (4.76%) Customer Requirements
8 1 (4.76%) Information Governance
8 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
8 1 (4.76%) Migration
8 1 (4.76%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (28.57%) CCIE
3 5 (23.81%) CCNA
3 5 (23.81%) CCNP
4 4 (19.05%) CCDE
4 4 (19.05%) CCDP
4 4 (19.05%) CISA
4 4 (19.05%) CISM
4 4 (19.05%) CISSP
4 4 (19.05%) HP APS
4 4 (19.05%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (9.52%) Degree
5 2 (9.52%) ISACA
6 1 (4.76%) CCIE Security
6 1 (4.76%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) PCI DSS
2 2 (9.52%) COBIT
2 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) SmoothWall
2 2 (9.52%) FortiGate
3 1 (4.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Cisco
2 14 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 13 (61.90%) Palo Alto
4 11 (52.38%) F5
5 9 (42.86%) Fortinet
6 5 (23.81%) Juniper
7 4 (19.05%) HP
7 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (19.05%) NetApp
7 4 (19.05%) ProCurve
7 4 (19.05%) VMware
8 2 (9.52%) Blue Coat
9 1 (4.76%) Extreme Networks